The 25th Annual Chocolate Ball

Save the Date! The Peace, Love, and Inclusion Tour! Coming to Your Town On April 22, 2023; The Arc of Howard County's 25th Annual Chocolate Ball! Featuring the Groovalicious Sounds of Oracle Band

The Arc of Howard County’s 25th Annual Chocolate Ball

The Peace, Love, and Inclusion Tour!

You Are Invited…

The Arc of Howard County’s

25th Annual Chocolate Ball

April 22, 2023 

Turf Valley Resort

7 PM- Midnight

To sponsor The Arc of Howard County’s 25th Annual Chocolate Ball: Please complete the Chocolate Ball Sponsorship Form.

NOTE: You can pay for your sponsorship in TWO ways:

  1. Complete the sponsorship form below and agree to pay the Donors Cover Costs transaction fee. An invoice marked “PAID” will be mailed to you.
  2. If you would like to pay by check, enter your sponsorship level and your contact information, click to the Payment Page, and click “Next”. Do not enter credit card or bank information. An invoice requesting check payment will be mailed to you.

The Resource Development Department will contact you for the names of your guests.

Questions about sponsorships? Contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events bmoyer@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 306.

Questions about event logistics? Contact Kiki Coffman, Resource Development Coordinator, kcoffman@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 229.

  • $15,000 Chocolate Indulgence Sponsor
  • $10,000 Chocolatier Sponsor
  • $5,000 French Silk Sponsor
  • $3,500 Chocolate Lace Sponsor
  • $2,500 Death By Chocolate Sponsor
  • $2,500 Entertainment Sponsor
  • $2,500 Arc Bag Raffle Sponsor
  • $2,500 Silent Auction Sponsor
  • $2,500 Centerpiece Sponsor
  • $1,000 Bon Bon Sponsor
  • $250 Lollipop Sponsor

See you at the Ball!


14th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl #ScaggsvillePubCrawl

Get Ready to Crawl!
Join us for the 14th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl
November 22rd, 2022!

Red Bird Gives Back – Fundraiser at Red Bird Bar and Grille

Red Bird Give Back / Help Support The Arc of Howard County / Ten percent of sales will be donated to The Arc from 4-9pm on Tuesday October 18

Join The Arc of Howard County for a delicious meal for a good cause!!

Red Bird Bar and Grille

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

10% of all sales will be donated to The Arc of Howard County.


Pints with a Purpose at Manor Hill Brewing

Follow this link to download the flyer!

Pints with a Purpose at Manor Hill Brewing, October 15, 2022 from 12-3pm. Present this flyer and 10% of proceeds will benefit The Arc of Howard County

Follow this link to download the flyer!


Orioles Fundraiser – Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

Buy Your Ticket Here!

Baltimore Orioles Fundraiser with The Arc of Howard County on September 11 2022. Click here to purchase tickets

Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

Sunday, September 11, 2022

1:05pm

Outfield Upper Reserve, Section 362

Tickets are $15*

*$5 from each ticket sold will go back to The Arc of Howard County!

 

Use this link to purchase your tickets now!

https://fevo.me/archc

 

*There is an additional 10% MLB service charge per ticket.
Tickets posted for re-sale are subject to cancellation. Offer is NOT valid at the Orioles Box Office.

For any questions or accessible seating, please call 410.547.3440.


Round Up at the Register at Clarks ACE Hardware

Clarks Ace Hardware Logo

Through the month of September 2022, Clarks ACE Hardware is sponsoring The Arc of Howard County with their Round Up at the Register Program. All customers will be invited to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar. The proceeds from this fundraiser will go toward The Arc of Howard County’s mission of supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities!

Stop by EITHER Clarks ACE Hardware location through the entire month of September and round up at the register!!

Clarks ACE Hardware Addresses:

10325 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

-or-

New Store… JUST OPENED!!

Please consider going during their Grand Opening Week (September 2 – September 5).

8895 McGaw Road, Columbia, MD 21045

World's Finest Chocolate - logo

Also…

World’s Finest Chocolate candy bars sold at Clarks ACE Hardware will benefit The Arc of Howard County through the month of September 2022!


World’s Finest Chocolate Candy Bar Sales at Clarks ACE Hardware

Clarks Ace Hardware Logo

Through the month of September 2022, all proceeds from Clarks ACE Hardware’s World’s Finest Chocolate candy bar sales will go to The Arc of Howard County!

Stop by Clarks ACE Hardware to grab a chocolate bar and round up your donation to the nearest dollar!


The 24th Annual Chocolate Ball & 60th Year Celebration: Hocus Pocus Masquerade Ball

The Arc of Howard County’s 24th Annual Chocolate Ball and 60th Year Celebration

Thank you everyone who attended, sponsored, or donated to our SOLD OUT event!

The Arc of Howard County’s

24th Annual Chocolate Ball &

60th Year Celebration 

April 2, 2022

Turf Valley Resort

7 PM- Midnight

Hocus Pocus

Masquerade Ball!

Questions about sponsorships? Contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events bmoyer@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 306.

Questions about event logistics? Contact Kiki Coffman, Resource Development Coordinator, kcoffman@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 229.

See you at the Ball!

Special Thank You to All Our Sponsors!

Chocolate Indulgence Sponsor - Commercial Insurance Managers

 

French Silk- Dimensional, Turf VAlley, Giant, Annette Hinkle

French Silk - Sandy Spring, Dull Foundation, M&T Bank, Wegmans

Wine Sponsor - Axios

Graphic Design Sponsor - John Reasner

Chocolate Lace Sponsor - VSells, HoCo Gen Hospital, Kelly

Support the Dream - Lincoln Tech

Death by Chocolate - McGuireWoods, Mutual of America, First National Bank

Entertainment Sponsor - Davis Agnor Rapaport skalny, Elm Street Development, L Earl and Mary T Armiger

Arc Bag Raffle - Enterprise Fleet Management, Pam Lanman Guzzone

Silent Auction - Town Artisans Gallery, Coastal Companies, MPT

Centerpiece Sponsor - Erdman, ALFA, Harry H Witzke Funeral Home

Chocolate Souffle - Century Chrysler, Mullen Sondberg, Wimbish, Stone; Tito's

King and Queen Sponsors - Environmental Systems Assoc, Howard hughes

Golden Ticket - Blossoms of Hope,East WEst Sign Group, Kahlert Foundation

Bon Bon - Smith Mechanical, Allen + Shariff, UnitedHealthCare, Catalyst Communications

Bon Bon - Ally Legal, Columbia Association, Apple Ford Lincoln, Weymouth Group

Bon Bon - DEX imaging, Heritage housing, Smyth Jewelers, Allan and Robin Kittleman, Constellation

bon Bon - Harkins Builders, Ironmark, Havtech, Transforming Architecture

Bon Bon - WR Grace, Prop Stop Photo booth, Perfectly Wrapped Gifts, HCAR Cares, Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant

Thank you to our Donors - Chocolate Ball Donors 2022

Thank you to our Bakers - Chocolate Ball 2022 Bakers List

Download the PDF here.

Chocolate Ball Invitation-Reply Card-2022-ClickablePDF

Download the PDF here.


13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl #ScaggsvillePubCrawl

Get Ready to Crawl!
Join us for the 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl
November 23rd, 2021!
Shirt Pickup: Today (November 23, 2021) at 3:30 p.m. at Ranazul, 8171 Maple Lawn Blvd. Fulton, MD
Register: There’s still time to register and purchase a 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl shirt!! Visit the Scaggsville Pub Crawl website, to register.
Kickoff: Meet at Ranazul’s at 4 p.m. today (November 23, 2021) for the Scaggsville Pub Crawl Kickoff!
Crawl Responsibly: Visit any or all of the participating restaurants today, but please “crawl” responsibly!
Shuttle: There will be a FREE Shuttle running from 4:00 pm –10:00 pm. this evening. The Shuttle, sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, will run all night from La Palapa Too – Hudson Coastal and will stop at all of the participating restaurants along the way.
What To Do: Pick up your “Passport to Fun,” write your name on your passport, and bring it with you as you visit the participating restaurants and bars!
Meetup: At the end of the night, meetup up at Looney’s Pub (8180 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton, MD) at 9:30 p.m. for door prizes, the announcement of 50/50 winner, and more!

Donations this year support The Arc of Howard County. The Arc of Howard County is celebrating 60 years of providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Howard County. By joining us in this amazing event you are not only supporting these area businesses, you are also making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities in your community! And the great news is…

All these fabulous restaurants are back!
  • Facci – Wood Fire Pizza & Wine Bar 
  • Ginza of Tokyo
  • Kloby’s Smokehouse
  • La Palapa Too
  • Ananda
  • Hudson Coastal
  • Ranazul
  • Lib’s Grill
  • Looney’s Pub
  • Galliano
  • Sponsors – Today’s IMAGE Salon, Bra-la-la of Fulton, RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, Sunset Raw Juice Bar, Ellie’s Arrangements, and Bach to Rock 

Crawl responsibly! We have a fabulous shuttle sponsored by RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation!

13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl Shirts are on Sale Now! The shirts are black long-sleeved with purple logo and lettering. To purchase a shirt, visit the 13th Annual Scaggsville Pub Crawl registration page.

Only $25.00 to be part of this Fabulous Annual Event! Keep the tradition alive!

A limited number of Commemorative 2021 shirts are available so please register early.

Shirt pick up will be:

  • First pickup: Thursday, November 18th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Weather permitting we will be outside.
  • Second pickup: Monday, November 22nd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

You can also purchase a shirt at either of the shirt pickups (Thursday, November 18th at Kloby’s from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm OR Monday, November 22nd at Bra-la-la of Fulton from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm). Bring a check for $25 made out to The Arc of Howard County or pay by cash. 

For more information please contact Susan Costenbader, mamasuec@verizon.net or Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County – Barbara Moyer, bmoyer@archoward.org

Get Ready to Crawl People!!!

Susan & Barbara


Dining to Make a Difference: November 16, 2021

Dining to Make a Difference

Dining to Make a Difference!

Jail and Bail Still Open!

Silent Auction Ends Sunday, November 21 at 9 p.m.!

Monday’s (November 16, 2021) Dining to Make a Difference event was a hit! Pam Long and her crew of volunteers worked tirelessly to pull off a fabulous event!! Thank you to Pam Long Photography for everything! Thanks also to Phoenix Upper MainLa Palapa Grill & Cantina, and all those who came out to support The Arc of Howard County! Special shoutout to Michelle Wildman from Steelfire Kitchen & Bar!

Jail and Bail

While some folks were “sprung” from jail, we still have a few in “jail.” Can you help spring them?! Visit the Jail and Bail site to bail them out!
  • Millie Bailey
  • Laurie Forster
  • Marcus Harris
  • Ananta Hejeebu
  • Amanda Hof
  • Allan Kittleman
  • Kim McKay
  • Chuck Phillips
  • Wendy Pidel
  • Brenda Von Rautenkranz
  • Steve Wecker
To bail someone out of jail, click here. All donations support The Arc of Howard County and Project SEARCH Howard County!

Silent Auction Ends Sunday, November 21 at 9 p.m.!!

Photo collage of items for the Dining to Make a Difference Silent Auction

The Dining to Make a Difference Silent Auction is now open! Check out the fabulous array of Gift Baskets including:
  • 40 over 40 Photo Shoot
  • Escape to 18th & 21st
  • Gift Card Goodness
  • Giving Thanks
  • Greek Getaway
  • Happy Holidays
  • Here Comes Trouble
  • Lazy Susan’s Bourbon
  • Martini Madness
  • Ole!
  • Pamper Her
  • Pura Vida Perfection
  • Taste of California Reds
  • Wine & Dine
The Silent Auction ends Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 9 p.m. To place a bid, visit the Dining to Make a Difference SIlent Auction site.

For more information, please contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, The Arc of Howard County, bmoyer@archoward.org

Barbara